Cuddle With Your Eyes

Cuddle With Your Eyes

  Sometimes, no matter how much you love someone, giving them a cuddle just isn’t the right thing to do. So, try showing your love in other ways, perhaps with your happy eyes and a lovely smile. That always make people feel special!     

Come Dine With Me

Come Dine With Me

Group 7 are learning about food and restaurants. Well, you can too! Come Dine With Me Kylie van Dam 2021   Would you like to go to a café with me And drink a cup of tea? Would you like to meet in a restaurant 

I Think I’ll go and eat worms

I Think I’ll go and eat worms

This is a disgusting song that grumpy children have been singing for years!   I Think I’ll Go and Eat Worms Unknown   Nobody loves me. Everybody hates me. I think I’ll go and eat worms. Long ones, short ones, Fat ones, skinny ones, One’s 

TIE g7 support by Kylie

TIE g7 support by Kylie

Note on the cover image of this post: this painting was painted in 1668 by the Dutch artist Jan Steen. It’s called The Happy Family. When Jan Steen painted it, the Netherlands was a very rich country with big ships bringing expensive things from all 

The Girl with the Curls

The Girl with the Curls

This song has been written to help kids in group 6 learn some of the vocabulary in their English method. My question is, is it a sea-shanty…or???????     The Girl with the Curls Kylie van Dam 2021   When I was young there was 

Telling the Time

Telling the Time

The English language day is divided into two halves: AM and PM. AM and PM come from Latin and allow us to know if we’re talking about the first or the second half of the day. AM comes from ante merīdiem which means ‘before midday’. PM 

Reduce Reuse Recycle

Reduce Reuse Recycle

Mmmm…our relationship with the planet we live on. It’s a big topic that’s not going away soon. Here’s a Kylie van Dam toe-tapper to get the kids thinking about things.   Reduce Reuse Recycle Kylie van Dam 2021   Reduce Reuse Recycle in a circle. 

Good Morning

Good Morning

Every time I walk into a class, no matter how old my Dutch students are, we say Good Morning or Good Afternoon, just as they do in English speaking schools. Here’s a fantastic clip about just that: saying Good Morning. It’s from Singing in the 

Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday

You do this really well kids…except for one tiny thing! Let’s get that bit right too… then when you sing Happy Birthday to English speakers you’ll get all the right bits in the right places.

Mozzie Bite

Mozzie Bite

Oh that’s soooooo annoying!!!! Sun’s out, nights are warm, late to bed and late to rise… And then… the mozzies come. Welcome to the summer! Try not to scratch… (though Trev and I totally understand why you might want to).     Mozzie Bite Kylie